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Book cover Early Bird New Review
Toni Yuly (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Earth Friendly, Spring

The early bird gets the worm, so once Early Bird enjoys a nice tall stretch and a breath of fresh morning air she takes off. Early Bird’s vivid coloring makes her pop across each vibrant page. Expand your little one’s understanding of directions as Early Bird takes you across each page, through nature, over and under nearby friends, and around the corner in search of the most important meal of the day . . . breakfast!

Reviewed by: Jionne / Mountain Island Library

Book cover Go! Go! Go! Stop! New Review
Charise Mericle Harper (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Humor, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)

Little Green only knows one word: “Go!” He loves saying it at first quiet, then medium, and then LOUD! “GO!” As naptime for the construction trucks ends, Little Green shares his word, and everyone starts going! But soon Bulldozer and Dump Truck, Crane and Tow Truck are “Go”ing too fast and things get crazy! How will they slow down? Just then a stranger rolls into town. Little Red knows a word that he loves to shout. Can you guess what his favorite word is? “Stop” and think about it. Now, “Go” check out this colorful picture book full of trucks.

Reviewed by: Tree / South County Regional Library

Book cover What Can We Play Today: A Book about Community Helpers New Review
Jane Belk Moncure (2014) , under 40 pages
Illustrated by Mernie Gallagher-Cole
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Concept, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)

Open up this “Word Window” and you will be amazed by what you see! But what is a “Word Window”? A book, of course. Look inside and get ready to play dress up. Try something on and imagine what you can be. A red hat with a yellow badge? We can be firefighters! A white coat and a stethoscope? What could you be? What do you do? Taking care of sick people is what doctors do. A yellow hard hat and a saw turns us into fix-it people. This charming picture book will have you dreaming about who can be and what you can do. Questions and activities at the end of the book give young readers the chance to continue to explore and imagine.

Reviewed by: Tree / South County Regional Library
Parental Notes

Book cover Eat New Review
Rebecca Rissman (2013) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Concept, Non-Fiction

Fun and colorful photographs will show you what is frying for breakfast. Can you name it? How about what is crunching at lunch? What’s for dinner? Let’s see what is roasting in the oven. Try saying all the words out loud as you read along. Don’t forget to find the four concepts and pictures from the last page. Enjoy this yummy book!

Reviewed by: Christen / ImaginOn
Parental Notes

Book cover Guppy Up! New Review
Jonathan Fenske (2013) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Beg. Chapter Books, Concept, Humor, Read Aloud

Guppy up and Guppy down, this book will turn your frown upside down! Follow Guppy as he swims from near and far… did you know that a Guppy can strum a guitar? What will he do? Where can he be? Check out this book and you will see! This charming easy reader filled with rhyming opposites and colorful pictures is sure to delight. The simple text is ideal for emerging readers, and it’s a great book for those learning about opposites. If you love Dr. Seuss and the Berenstain Bears, I suggest you dive on in and swim along with Guppy.

Reviewed by: Tree / South County Regional Library

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